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DC Cinematic Universe (DCEU) Scripts: Screenplays Download

DC Comics was the first out of the gate with 1979’s Classic Superman and 1989’s Batman. Both films established DC as the king of comic book movies. On the other side of the tracks, Marvel was bumbling around for decades never getting anywhere with their adaptations. As we now know the Marvel Cinematic Universe (read those scripts here) is the most profitable movie franchise in Hollywood history while DC Comics is having a hard time catching up.

DC Comics has made some amazing adaptations, Chris Nolan’s Batman trilogy comes to mind, and there seems to be a light at the end of the tunnel for them. Take a read of the long history of produced and un-produced screenplays based on DC Comics.

The screenplays below are the only ones that are available online. If you find any of his missing screenplays please leave the link int he comment section.

When you are done reading take a listen to Apple’s #1 Screenwriting Podcast The Bulletproof Screenwriting Podcast, with guest like Oscar Winner Eric Roth, James V. HartDavid ChaseJohn AugustOliver Stone and more.


Click below to download (NOTE: For educational and research purposes only).

SUPERMAN: THE MOVIE (1978)

Screenplay by Tom Mankiewicz

SUPERMAN II (1979)

Screenplay by Tom Mankiewicz

SUPERMAN III (1982)

Screenplay by David Newman and Leslie Newman

SUPERMAN IV: THE QUEST FOR PEACE (1986)

Screenplay by Mark Rosenthal and Lawrence Konner

MAN OF STEEL (2013)

Screenplay by David S. Goyer

BATMAN (1989)

Story by Bob Kane and Sam Hamm; Screenplay by Sam Hamm and Warren Skaaren

BATMAN RETURNS (1992)

Story by Bob Kane (characters), Daniel Waters, and Sam Hamm; Screenplay by Daniel Waters

BATMAN FOREVER (1995)

Screenplay by Akiva Goldman

BATMAN AND ROBIN (1997)

Screenplay by Akiva Goldman

BATMAN BEGINS (2005)

Screenplay by Christopher Nolan and David Goyer

THE DARK KNIGHT (2008)

Screenplay by Christopher Nolan, Jonathan Nolan

THE DARK KNIGHT RISES (2012)

Screenplay by Christopher Nolan, Jonathan Nolan

BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE (2016)

Screenplay by Chris Terrio and David S. Goyer

WONDER WOMAN (2017)

Screenplay by Allan Heinberg

JOKER (2019)

Screenplay by Todd Phillips and Scott Silver


DC VERTIGO COMICS MOVIES

CONSTANTINE (2005)

Screenplay by Kevin Brodbin

V FOR VENDETTA (2005)

Screenplay by Larry and Andy Wachowski

WATCHMAN (2009)

Screenplay by David Hayter and Alex Tse


UN-PRODUCED SCREENPLAYS

CATWOMAN (1993)

Screenplay by Daniel Waters

THE BATMAN (1984)

Screenplay by Tom Mankiewicz

BATMAN (1986)

Screenplay by Sam Hamm

ASYLUM (2002)

Screenplay by Andrew Kevin Walker

BATMAN: YEAR ONE (UNKNOWN)

Screenplay by UNKNOWN

PREACHER (UNDATED)

Screenplay by Garth Ennis

LOBO (UNDATED)

Screenplay by Jerrold Brown

SUPERMAN REBORN (1997)

Screenplay by Mark Jones and Cary Bates

SUPERMAN LIVES (1997)

Screenplay by Kevin Smith

SUPERMAN LIVES (1998)

Screenplay by Dan Gilroy

WONDER WOMAN (2004)

Screenplay by Laeta Kalogridis

WONDER WOMAN (2006)

Screenplay by Joss Whedon

JUSTICE LEAGUE: ORIGINS (UNKNOWN)

Screenplay by Chad Handley

SUICIDE SQUAD (UNKNOWN)

Screenplay by Justin Marks

SHAZAM! (UNKNOWN)

Screenplay by UNKNOWN

ZACK SNYDER’S JUSTICE LEAGUE (The Snyder Cut)

Coming as soon as it gets released


TELEVISION SCRIPTS

THE FLASH (2014)

CONSTANTINE (2014)

BLACK LIGHTNING (2018)

KRYPTON (2018)

DOOM PATROL (2019)

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